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Ezora
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ezora
Ezora (Ἐζωρά, Ezōra). An ancestor of a group of men who divorced their foreign wives (1 Esdras 9:34).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ezora (Person)
EZORA (PERSON) [Gk Ezōra (Ἐζωρα)]. Progenitor of a family which had six descendants who divorced their foreign wives during Ezra’s reform (1 Esdr 9:34). Although 1 Esdras is often assumed to have been compiled from Ezra and Nehemiah, “Ezora” does not appear among the names listed in Ezra 10. Omissions
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ezora
Ezora ē-zōʹrə [Gk. Ezōra] (1 Esd. 9:34); AV OZORA. He and his six sons “pledged themselves to put away their wives” (v 20; cf. “Machnadebai” of Ezr. 10:40).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EZORA
EZORA<e-zo’-ra> ([ Ἐζωρά, Ezora], the King James Version Ozora): He and his six sons “gave their hands to put away their strange wives” (1 Esdras 9:20, 34 = “Machnadebai” of Ezra 10:40).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Ezora
Ezora i-zor’uh (Εζωρα). Ancestor (or clan leader) of six men who agreed to put away their foreign wives (1 Esd. 9:34; the name does not occur in the parallel passage, Ezra 10:40).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Ezora
EZORA, ē̇-zōʹra (ʼΕζωρά, Ezōrá, AV Ozora): He and his six sons “gave their hands to put away their strange wives” (1 Esd 9:20, 34 = “Machnadebai” of Ezr 10:40).
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Ezora
Ezora [uh-zor-uh]: head of a family of Israelites who were compelled to divorce their foreign wives in the time of Ezra (1 Esd. 9:34; omitted from the parallel text in Ezra 10:39)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
EZORA
EZORA i-zor´uh [Ἐζωρά Ezōra]. The leader of a family that heeds Ezra’s call to banish non-Israelite wives and children (1 Esd 9:34; absent in the parallel version, Ezra 10:39–40).